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Sundowner – Jewel Of The Midwest lyrics

Dream softly tonight
Breathe easy the cold air of this life
I'm not sure how I arrived
At the choices I made but I made them

I walk along the grass; it's cold and dead
All the cars roar past, they own this world
The headlights move fast, they're in such a hurry
They light up their paths in a blinding fury

And I don't need hope when I just keep on hurling
I don't need no love I got plenty of hurting
She don't hear my cries echo up through dark skies
We all stand in line for the final surprise

I've been digging the same old graves
From the strike against midnight 'til the first break of day

Sleep in peace for one night
Carry the fire always on the inside
Back home nothing has changed
Maybe the weather,
Not the beat of the days

And when I'm there at last I'll lay in bed
Half way across the map, a whole new world
My thoughts will race fast they're in such a hurry
They light up their paths in a blinding fury

I've been buried before in the city that I love
Beneath the sidewalks that I walked
And the trains that I rode
All the buildings I lived in and the streets that I drove
Like a ship I was wrecked in our lake's freezing depth
In the place I was born - the jewel of the Midwest
Like a ship I was wrecked in the jewel of the Midwest

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